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August 6, 2015

A Closer Look: An 18th Century Cannon

Take a closer look at the ornate detailing on an 18th century cannon with Living History Coordinator Justin Meinert.

June 5, 2015

“I had to take the fife and use it”

In the 18th century military, fifers and drummers played a pivotal role at Fort Pitt. They not only announced daily routines for the military but also indirectly served as a morale booster. A few skilled gentlemen with knowledge of 18th century fifing and drumming have formed a group to teach Fort Pitt Museum visitors about the subject this summer.

March 27, 2015

3 Things Not to Miss This Summer at Fort Pitt

The Fort Pitt Museum is gearing up for an active summer with a new exhibit, weekly Living History demonstrations and events, and its second annual art show.